The Joonas Korpisalo show continued for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Miro Heiskanen showed why he is one of the NHL’s best young players. Dougie Hamilton beats his former team. Columbus Blue Jackets 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 1 (Series tied 1-1) Alexander Wennberg scored a highlight reel goal, Pierre-Luc Dubois had another big game with a
This is what Dougie Hamilton was hoping for while he waited out the pandemic shutdown that put the NHL season on hold, and then waited some more after injuring himself in practice when the Hurricanes returned to the ice. The Carolina defenseman scored the game-winner with 11:30 left in the third period on Thursday night to lead the Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins – the team that drafted him, and then gave up on him – and tie their playoff series at one game apiece. ”For seven months you’re thinking about that kind of stuff: Playing a game, scoring a goal,” said Hamilton, who missed the last 21 games of the regular season and the qualifying round series against the Rangers with separate injuries.